Believe So


Believe So

Sire: So You Think (NZ)

Dam: Power Of Love (NZ)

Colour: Bay/Brown

Gender: Colt

Age: 3 yo

Foaled: Aug 25, 2017

Country: AUS

Sale info: Lot 186 at

Purchase price: AUD 242,000  (Price is inclusive of GST but does not include current costs)

Horse Description:

This colt is at Leilani Lodge being prepared for a Spring campaign. By So You Think, this colt is bred to be highly competitive as a spring 3 year old and that is what he has shown so far in his work at home. He is ready to trial, having shown speed from the gates in his barrier practice and speed atr the end of his gallops. His half brother, VAUCLUSE BAY is the winner of 7 races and over $750,000 in prizemoney with this colt set to emulate that return.


Price: $220,000 + gst





Bay or Brown colt       Foaled 25th August 2017 

SO YOU THINK (NZ) High Chaparral (Ire)Sadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
TriassicTights (USA)Nijinsky
Astral RowLong Row (GB)
Bahhare (USA)WoodmanMr. Prospector
Calm LoverSpectacular Love (USA)Spectacular Bid
SoothThree Legs (GB)

SO YOU THINK (NZ) (Bay or Brown 2006-Stud 2012). 14 wins-1 at 2, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 440 rnrs, 262 wnrs, 20 SW, inc. La Bella Diosa (New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Nakeeta Jane, Sopressa, D'Argento, Inference, Gold Rush, Quick Thinker, So Si Bon, Coachwhip, Heavenly Thought, Higher Ground, Think Bleue, The Pinnacle, Northwest Passage, Just Thinkin', Fasika, So We Are, Global Thinking, Mr Marathon Man, Care to Think, etc.


1st dam

POWER OF LOVE (NZ), by Bahhare (USA). 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, A$78,495, MVRC Jayco H., 2d MVRC Mannway Transport & Distribution H., Arrow Training Services H., 3d VRC Empire Rose H., MRC Richfield Lady H., Lady Medallist H. Blood-sister to Southern Courage, half-sister to Waitoki Dream, Legolas. This is her fifth live foal. Dam of 4 foals to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Vaucluse Bay (g by Al Maher) 5 wins from 1600m to 2200m, A$553,860, to 2018-19, ATC Schweppes H., Pro Rata Membership H., Sydney West App H., Qld Tatt's RC Stav, Abby & Matt H., 2d BRC Tropical Fresh H., GCTC Remembrance of W&E Morgan H., Gold Coast Cup, ATC Hyland Boxing Day Sale H., Liberty International Underwriters H., Cindy Sullivan Memorial H., Bob Ingham H., PKF H., Honours Flying Spur H., 3d Clarence River JC Grafton Cup, L, Wyong Gold Cup, L, ATC Winter Racing H., EML H., BRC Bernie's Produce H., GCTC Moco Meats Rump Steaks H.

 Anaphora (f by Dylan Thomas (Ire)) 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, A$165,035, MRC No Fuss Events H., Chris Boothroyd H., 2d MRC Macpherson Kelley H., Ken Sturt H., MVRC Ellar Labs H., 3d Ballarat TC Eureka Concrete H., 4th MRC Mannerism S., Gr.3.

 Everlasting Love (f by Your Song) Winner at 1600m in 2018-19, 2d ATC ANZ Bloodstock News H., 3d ATC Theraces P.


2nd dam

CALM LOVER, by Spectacular Love (USA). Winner at 1400m in NZ. Sister to CALM HARBOUR, Winning Endgame, three-quarter-sister to Instantly (dam of STRATOFORTRESS), half-sister to  Calm As (dam of SAND SWEEPER). Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Waitoki Dream (c Pentire) 6 wins from 1600m to 2100m, NZ$330,940, BOP RC New Zealand Bloodstock 3YO Classique, Hawkes Bay Sunshine Classic, ARC Mercedes Balmerino Prelude, Hawkes Bay Putaruru Partsworld H., 2d ARC Lindauer Grandeur S., Gr.3-twice, Waikato Guineas, Gr.3, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders' S., L, Hawkes Bay Clive Hotel H., Cambridge JC Garry Keith Motors 3YO Trophy, Avondale JC New Zealand Bloodstock Juvenile S., 3d Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, ARC Queen Elizabeth H., Gr.2, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, 4th New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, Counties Cup, Gr.2, BOP RC Tauranga S., Gr.3.

Legolas (g Kingdom Bay) Winner at 1000m, 3d Gore Guineas, L, CJC Canterbury Draught H.

 Power of Love. 3 wins. See above.


3rd dam

SOOTH, by Three Legs (GB). Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to  Fine Leg (dam of MASAWA), half-sister to  Lady Acumen (dam of THE A TRAIN). Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

CALM HARBOUR (g Spectacular Love) 16 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$376,685, WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Russell's Akai Television S., Gr.3, Manawatu Challenge S., L-twice, Levin S.H., L, Hawkes Bay PSM Holdings Sprint H., Dairy Express Sprint H., Classic Hits 89FM H., Marton JC NRM Favouritte H., Counties RC South Auckland Ford Challenge, 2d Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, Wanganui JC Trust Bank Central S., Gr.3, HBJC Roadair H., 3d Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1, 4th WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1.

Winning Endgame (c Spectacular Love) Placed, 2d AJC Carbine Club S., L.

 Balm. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, Manawatu RC Iades H. Dam of 6 winners-

I'm Excited (g Paris Opera) 6 wins from 1800m to 3200m, NZ$75,115, New Zealand Cup Trial, Hawkes Bay Air NZ Link Trophy, 2d New Zealand Cup, Gr.2, 4th Hawke's Bay Cup, Gr.2.

Danex (f Danasinga) Winner at 2000m, 3d Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 4th New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of 8 winners-

AMEXED (g Pentire) 3 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$245,135, BRC Rough Habit P., Gr.3, SCTC Caloundra Cup, L, 2d BRC Andrew Bensley No 1 in News H., Sequalo at Lyndhurst H., 3d BRC Bundaberg Distilling Company H., 4th BRC Grand Prix S., Gr.3.

 Danahere. 5 wins from 1850m to 2400m, A$105,881, MRC Catanach's Jewellers H., Patinack Farm H. Dam of 3 winners-

SAINT PATRICKS DAY (g Excelebration) 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$176,150, BRC Dalrello S., L, 2d BRC Catalina Sounds H., 4th BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2.

Calm Crossing (c Northerly Native) 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Levin Winter Cup, CJC Nederburg H., 2d CJC Winter Classic S.H., L, 3d CJC Winter Cup, Gr.3.

 Annalee. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, Waikato RC Te Akau Racing Stables Juvenile H., 2d Hawkes Bay Central Metals H. Dam of 6 winners-

RYAN MARK (g Thorn Park) 8 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$352,135, ARC Railway S., Gr.1, Rotorua RC Arawa S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Hawkes Bay The Desert Gold Club H., Swiss Ace Sprint H., 2d Hawkes Bay Makfi Challenge S., Gr.1, ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Hawkes Bay LI Redshaw Memorial H., 3d ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, Hawkes Bay GR Kelt Memorial H., Gr.3.

 Calm Conqueror. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of 7 winners-

Baci (f Bertolini) 5 wins at 1600m, 2d CJC Plough Hotel H., 3d CJC Inglewood S., L, Warstep S., L, Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L.

 Calm Courage. Raced once. Dam of 8 winners-

Calm Customer (f Pentire) Winner at 1400m, 2d SAJC Schweppes H., 3d SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3. Producer.

Southern Courage (g Bahhare) 4 wins from 1800m to 2800m, NZ$13,800, A$144,680, VRC Lavazza Long Black H., SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., 3d Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L, 4th Mornington Cup, L.

 Calm As. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

SAND SWEEPER (g Sandtrap) 15 wins from 1200m to 3200m, NZ$193,900, A$324,030, CJC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Canterbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, Great Easter S.H., L-twice, Kilmore Cup, L, 2d MRC Easter Cup, Gr.3, John Dillon S., L, Heatherlie H., L.

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